Siv

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See also: siv and SIV

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Sif.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Siv f

  1. (Norse mythology) Sif.
  2. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Siv: Sivjarson
  • daughter of Siv: Sivjardóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Siv
Accusative Siv
Dative Siv
Genitive Sivjar

Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Siv

  1. (Norse mythology) Sif.
  2. A female given name used since early 20th century.

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Sif. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1871 as Sif.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Siv

  1. (Norse mythology) Sif.
  2. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 39 855 females with the given name siv living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.